William Blake Beckett

Denver, Colorado, United States of America
William Blake Beckett
Denver, Colorado, United States of America
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Man In The Sand

Rating: 4.2

Man in the sand
wearing a cloak
rags and scrap cloth
seethed as he choked
on tears of anguish
on the thick, dark smoke
coming from home
to me, wind spoke

of a terrible crime

of broken dreams
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Manonton Dalan 26 April 2012

could be homeless man wandering the desert...casualty of war

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Neela Nath Das 21 April 2012

In my vision I can clearly see, a poet has appeared to reign the kingdom of poetry.Who's in this selfish world of hedonism thinks like this? Amazing thought!

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Gajanan Mishra 26 April 2013

very very fine one, thanks, Man of sand may you now rest in peace, I like it O William Blake Beckett. I invite you to read my poems and comment.

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Earl Clark 26 April 2013

While taking revenge we can sometimes lose our footing or waste our lives.

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Babatunde Aremu 26 April 2013

Nice poem written from deep thought. The poem brings to fore vividly the consequences of war. Thanks for sharing

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Nice poem. Liked the flow. A tragic lesson about life. “Pure suffering, what hatred brings, ” agree with the statement.

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Michelle Claus 26 April 2014

This poem has a nice cadence. Its title, Man in the Sand, is memorable in its own right, and it also caused me to want to read the poem in the first place. It was nice of you to give this subject attention by way of your poem so that the rest of us can reflect on it. Thank you.

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Captain Cur 26 April 2014

Not a drop of rainwater or a mere hunting knife to fight for survival to end civil strife I am thinking you are speaking to the larger injustice of crimes committed against a populace in general using this man's family as an example. Will a mere hunting knife end civil strife? Interesting line thought.

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Savita Tyagi 26 April 2014

Great poem from a young man. So well written. Wish you the best.

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Anil Kumar Panda 26 April 2014

this is amazing..the way you describe the way people are mad to take revenge.liked it.

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